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Maury Yeston


Maury Yeston is a composer, lyricist, author and teacher, and moves easily between the worlds of theater, film, and academia, writing concert music, Broadway shows, and holding teaching posts as a respected musicologist. In addition to winning his second Tony Award for Best Score for Broadway's "Titanic" (which won five Tonys including Best Musical... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Nine
Nine Writer
(2009)
Beyond Titanic
Beyond Titanic Himself - Composer / Lyricist
(1998)
The 40th Annual Tony Awards
(1986)
The 36th Annual Tony Awards
(1982)

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 2015 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band by Meco (2015) ... (writer: "What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (If He Already Owns a Comb)?")
 2010-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #12.5 (2012) ... (writer: "Be Italian" - uncredited)
- 2010 Grand Finale (2010) ... (writer: "Cinema Italiano" - uncredited)
 2011 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Top 10 Perform (2011) ... (writer: "Cinema Italiano" (The Ron Fair Remix))
- Las Vegas Callbacks (2011) ... (writer: "Be Italian")
 2009 Nine (music: "Overture Delle Donne", "Finale") / (writer: "Guido's Song", "A Call from the Vatican", "Folies Bergère", "Be Italian", "My Husband Makes Movies", "Cinema Italiano", "Guarda La Luna", "Unusual Way", "Take It All", "I Can't Make This Movie", "Cinema Italiano (The RF Remix)")
 2009 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Nine: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Be Italian")
 2007 De par en par (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2007) ... (writer: "Guido's Song")
 2006 El camino de Antonio Banderas (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Guido's Song")
 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Guido's Song")
 1997 Macy's 21st Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular (TV Special) (writer: "Lady's Maid")
 1997 The 51st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Ship of Dreams")
 1986 The 40th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Folies Bergère")
 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Be Italian")
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His musical, "Phantom," was performed at the Theatre at the Center in Chicago, Illinois with Johanna McKenzie Miller, Larry Adams, and Marilynn Bogetich in the cast. See more »

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Personal Quote:

In live theater, the author is a theory put into practice by the actors. The theater is a lie in which you harpoon the imagination of the audience in creating the fantasy that's on stage.

Trivia:

Has twice won Broadway's Tony Award: in 1982, as Best Score, both music and lyrics, for "Nine;" and in 1997, as Best Original Musical Score, both music and lyrics, for "Titanic." He was also nominated in 1990, as Best Score (Musical), in collaboration with Bob Wright and Chet Forrest, both music and lyrics, for "Grand Hotel, the Musical." See more »

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